Butcher Bird: A Novel of The Dominion by Richard Kadrey

By Richard Kadrey

Spyder Lee is a cheerful guy who lives in San Francisco and owns a tattoo store. One evening an indignant demon attempts to chew his head off earlier than he's stored by means of a stranger. The demon contaminated Spyder with whatever lousy - the reality. He can unexpectedly see the realm because it fairly is: filled with angels and demons and monsters and monster-hunters. a global choked with black magic and mysteries. those are the Dominions, parallel worlds choked with ask yourself, attractiveness and horror. The Black Clerks, infinitely outdated and infinitely robust beings whose task it really is to maintain the Dominions in stability, appear to have new pursuits and an entire new time table. Dropped into the center of a clash among the Black Clerks and different forces he doesn't totally comprehend, Spyder reveals himself searching for a magic ebook with the blind swordswoman who stored him. Their trip will take them from deserts to lush palaces, to underground caverns, to the center of Hell itself.

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I’ve done some stuff I regret, but you aren’t one of them. Cross your fingers for me. Love, J 44 | B E K K A B L A C K page 1 of 1 From: To: Subject: Sent: Postmaster Jonathan Harker Undelivered mail June 15 8:06 PM This is an automatically generated Delivery Status Notification. THIS IS A WARNING MESSAGE ONLY. YOU DO NOT NEED TO RESEND YOUR MESSAGE. Delivery to the following recipients has been delayed. Mina Murray --Forwarded Message Attachment-From: Jonathan Harker To: Mina Murray Subject: I love you i D R A K U L A | 45 page 1 of 1 From: To: Subject: Sent: Mina Murray Frank Renfield Jonathan’s contact info?

I’m sure he’ll get through it all ok. Mina Murray 46 | B E K K A B L A C K page 1 of 1 From: To: Subject: Sent: Frank Renfield Mina Murray Re: Jonathan’s contact info? June 16 9:15 AM Mina, An agent for the Count contacted me and said that Jonathan would be there for a few more days wrapping things up. There are complications with a few of the items to be shipped. The agent mentioned that Jonathan was having problems with his electronic toys, by which I assume he meant the phone and laptop. He lives in a very rural part of Romania, so, unlike New York, they do not have cell phone towers and Internet service providers on every corner.

Lucy was no help at all. She smashed herself flat against the wall and wouldn’t come near us, like crazy is contagious. I’d be mad at her, but she was so upset I didn’t have the heart. It took two shots of whatever it was. After I got out, I had to go throw up. Renfield has chewed his fingernails to nubs. He makes my skin crawl, but I also feel really sorry for him. ) You should visit him when you get home. If he’s properly restrained. It can’t help Renfield any to see Lucy so happy. Maybe this guy is THE ONE that she’s always looking for.

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